Why do you run?

Rabbi Levi saw a man running in the street, and asked him, “Why do you run?” He replied, “I am running after my good fortune!” Rabbi Levi tells him, “Silly man, your good fortune has been trying to chase you, but you are running too fast.”

Traditional tale
Wayne Muller

Sometimes we don’t know when the going’s good! Thankfully the invitation of a weekly Sabbath encourages us to quieten down, to slow down, and at least to ask the question “what have I been missing by running headlong too fast?”